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  • Short Summary

    Americans volunteer for British army. Whitehall, London.

  • Description

    'Recruits from USA' -- Americans impatient with their country's neutrality; volunteer for British army. Lieutenant General Sir Francis Lloyd addresses volunteers at Whitehall.

    London.

    MS rows of men; those in foreground in civilian suits; while some further down the row wear uniforms.

    Group of officers walk along row; one of them stops at the first non-uniformed man and talks; then proceeds. Front shot of men (most in uniform); with Lieutenant General Sir Francis Lloyd in foreground speaking.

    Pan across the men lined up. MS Army band marching past. MS drummers and pipers lined up, they march off followed by new recruits.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1872.02
    Media URN:
    71982
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:03:00 / 01:02:27:00
    Canister:
    ON 056 I

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